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PARKMAN NEWS—AUGUST ​​ 2018 EDITION

  • The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, August 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

 

  • The Minnie Bridge Scholarship supper will be held on Saturday, August 4th at 4:30 p.m. Congratulations to Ethan Cooley, Kolby Kain, and Ben Morrill! ​​ Each one will be awarded a $500 scholarship from the Minnie Bridge Scholarship fund. ​​ The public is invited to come enjoy the meal. ​​ The menu includes smoked pork loin, hot dogs and beans, summer salads, cake, and ice cream. ​​ Meal is by donation to the scholarship fund.

 

  • The Parkman Prowlers will meet on Tuesday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.

 

  • The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. ​​ Come join them in planning for a busy fall season, including the Military Appreciation Supper on September 22nd, Hunter’s Supper on November 17th, Halloween Party, Young Reader’s Program and more.

 

  • The 2% discount for all 2018 property taxes paid in full ends on Friday, August 10, 2018. ​​ Interest of 7% begins accruing on October 1, 2018.

 

  • The Parkman Baptist Church will be having a Pulled Pork BBQ and concert on Saturday, August 11th beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Parkman Baptist Church. ​​ A concert featuring Kindred Hearts begins at 6:30 p.m. ​​ This is a free event. ​​ If you plan on attending please call 717-5929 or email parkmanbaptistchurch@gmail.com.

 

  • The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, August 9th and Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.

  • The Parkman Baptist Church will be holding a free community movie “Sheffy” on Friday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m. at the Parkman Baptist Church. ​​ This full-length movie is based on the life of Robert Sheffy, a circuit-riding preacher in the 1800s. ​​ Refreshments will be served during intermission.

 

  • The 2018 Any-Deer Permit Application is available online at www.mefishwildlife.com. ​​ The deadline for entries is August 15, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. ​​ A chance drawing will be held on September 7, 2018.

 

  • The Parkman Baptist Church will be holding an Old Home Sunday Bicentennial Service on Sunday, August 19th at 1:00 p.m. at the Parkman Baptist Church. ​​ John Kasten of Crosspoint Church in Bangor will be the Guest Speaker. ​​ Special music, costumes visitor “from the past,” and cake and punch reception to follow. ​​ Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

  • Fire permits can be obtained at KC’s Country Store from Pam Sukis: 876-4111, and from Danny White at 85 Crow Hill Road: 876-2681.

 

  • If you need a certified copy of a birth, death, or marriage certificate, please call ahead to the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730. ​​ The fee is $15 for one copy, and $6.00 for any additional copies of the same record requested at the same time.

 

  • Attention Musicians: Open Jam every Sunday outside at the Red Maple in Guilford from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., weather permitting. ​​ Bring your instruments, bring your voice, or just come to have fun and listen. ​​ Any questions please call 277-3540.

 

  • Sonia Sanborn is the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman. ​​ She can be reached at 876-3000 (h) or 343-0455 (c). ​​ Sonia deals with domestic animals only, for wildlife issues please contact a Game Warden.

 

  • Boat registrations DO NOT require a title. ​​ If you are registering a boat for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax from a dealer at time of registration. ​​ Registration fee is based on length of boat and horsepower.

 

  • ATV registrations DO NOT require a title. ​​ If you are registering your ATV for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax from a dealer at time of registration. ​​ The fee for a new ATV is $35.00 for Maine residents, and $70 for non-residents. ​​ The fee for a renewal is $34.00 for Maine residents and $69.00 for non-residents.

 

  • The Transfer Station is open on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

 

  • The first day of school is Tuesday, August 28, 2018. ​​ Please remember to be on the lookout for school buses as they stop frequently, especially on Route 150.

 

  • The Parkman Grange Hall is available for rent for your special event or function. ​​ Please contact Don Pepin at 343-0274 for more information.

 

  • 5 Guns in 5 Minutes Gun Raffle Tickets are available at KC’s Country Store, Herring Brothers, Lovell Hardware, the Parkman Town Office, and Mountain Sporting Goods in Dover-Foxcroft which has guns on display. ​​ Tickets are $10.00.

 

  • The fee for a marriage license is $40.00. ​​ Marriage applications are valid 90 days from issue. ​​ Both the bride and groom must sign the application in the presence of a clerk at the Parkman Town Office. ​​ If this isn’t your first marriage, please bring a copy of your divorce decree or death certificate when completing the application. ​​ Please note that you must call the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730 to schedule an appointment to obtain your marriage license.

 

  • White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ​​ They are located at 85 Crow Hill Road. ​​ 876-2681.

 

  • Proof of insurance is required to register vehicles. ​​ The Town Office accepts electronic proof of insurance or you can have your insurance agent fax proof to 876-9704.

 

  • One World Community Café serves a healthy lunch every Wednesday at Noon at the Guilford Methodist Church in Guilford. ​​ All are welcome to attend.

 

  • The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. ​​ All are welcome to attend.

 

  • The Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft Food Cupboard is open the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Wednesday each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ​​ All are welcome. ​​ They are located at 130 Main Street in Sangerville (corner Church Street and Main Street).

 

  • The Parkman Town Office is open Monday and Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9 am to 1 pm. ​​ The phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is townofparkman@yahoo.com, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com. ​​